What Kind of Electric Fence is Best?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickens4jojo, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of electric fence have you found to be the best to keep predators away. Mainly small dogs that love to kill my chickens~~five so far....

    Thanks for any help you may give. [​IMG]
     
  2. chels23

    chels23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say only the that electric netting. With small dogs the wire would have to be pretty close to the ground.
     
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    the kind that they use to keep elephants in line with...[​IMG] It has the added benefit of sending the yapping little buggers back to their house! Try a motion sensor on your lawn sprinkler...usually those little dogs hate to get wet and really for small dogs you have to get the wire so low it usually shorts out...
     
  4. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you both!

    The lawn sprinkler is a very good idea and I would not have to worry about children & warning signs.
     

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